James Beard Cookbook Awards

Among the 33 finalists for the James Beard Foundation Cookbook Awards, ten titles also appeared on the IACP list. We’ve listed them below and included the number of libraries that own each title, according to OCLC, to help you focus on what you may be missing.

The winners of the James Beard Awards will be announced May 4th.

  • Arthur Schwartz’s Jewish Home Cooking: Yiddish Recipes Revisited
by Arthur Schwartz
(Ten Speed Press); owned by 331 libraries (OCLC)
  • The Art and Soul of Baking
by Cindy Mushet, Sur La Table
(Andrews McMeel Publishing); owned by  318 libraries (OCLC)
  • Under Pressure: Cooking Sous Vide
by Thomas Keller
(Artisan); owned by 120 libraries (OCLC)
  • The Bon Appétit Fast Easy Fresh Cookbook
by Barbara Fairchild
(John Wiley & Sons, Inc.); owned by 416 libraries (OCLC)
  • The Food You Crave: Luscious Recipes for a Healthy Life
by Ellie Krieger
(The Taunton Press, Inc.); owned by 712 libraries (OCLC)
  • Beyond the Great Wall: Recipes and Travels in the Other China by Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid (Artisan); owned by 295 libraries (OCLC)
  • The Science of Good Food
by David Joachim and Andrew Schloss, with A. Philip Handel, Ph.D.
(Robert Rose Inc., Canadian publisher); owned by 238 libraries (OCLC)
  • Fat: An Appreciation of a Misunderstood Ingredient, with Recipes
by Jennifer McLagan
(Ten Speed Press); owned by 185 libraries (OCLC)
  • Shark’s Fin and Sichuan Pepper: A Sweet-Sour Memoir of Eating in China
by Fuchsia Dunlop
(W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.); owned by 384 libraries (OCLC)
  • Raising Steaks: The Life and Times of American Beef
by Betty Fussell
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt); owned by 448 libraries (OCLC)

One of the Beard finalists appears to be self-published by the author/chef, who also has an extensive web site. OCLC shows only 5 libraries owning it. Where it is owned, it is circulating quickly. 

Southeast Asian Flavors
Robert Danhi
Retail Price: $45.00
Hardcover: 400 pages
Publisher: Mortar & Press – (2008-10-01)
ISBN / EAN: 0981633900 / 9780981633909

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